Bentos!

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I have been bad about taking photos of Simon’s lunch. I realized that it’s just too much effort to dig out a cutesy piece of scrapbook paper and photograph them so a lot have gone un-photographed. In addition for most … Continue reading

experimenting with color

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I learned this little activity a few years ago when visiting Montessori preschools for Simon. This is worth a good 30 minuets + of free time for parents/ care givers. At minimum you need an ice cube tray, red, yellow, … Continue reading

ice skating

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They set up an ice rink here over the Holidays and since I grew up in Alaska and ice skating was a big part of my childhood my brother Mark and I thought it would be fun to take Simon. … Continue reading

Christmas 2011 recap

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December always seems so hurried and rushed with a million activities crammed in! I wanted to take is slow and enjoy the season. I wanted to have a cookie decorating party with friends, I wanted to take the kids to … Continue reading

The Great Tree Hunt

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It was a foggy crisp afternoon when we picked out our tree this year. I do love this tree farm (it’s in Carnation) it’s just so beautiful. Simon really enjoyed himself this year and is starting to get the whole … Continue reading